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AN

INTRODUCTION

TO

ASTRONOMY.

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Printed by S. Hamilton, Weybridge, Surrey.

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AN

INTRODUCTION

TO

AS T R O N O M Y.

IN A

SERIES OF LETTERS,

FROM A

PRECEPTOR TO HIS PUPIL.

IN WHICH THE MOST USEFUL AND INTERESTING
PARTS OF THE SCIENCE ARE CLEARLY AND

FAMILIARLY EXPLAINED.

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PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS IN THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY,

WOOLWICH.

THE SEVENTH EDITION,
CORRECTED, AND GREATLY IMPROVED.

AZ 之

VIRGIL.

Docuit quæ maximus Atlas.
Hic canit errantem Lunam, Solisque labores.
Into the heav'n of heav'ns I have presumed,
An earthly guest, and drawn empyreal air.

MILTON. .

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR J. NUNN; LAW AND WHITTAKER ; CADELL

AND DAVIES; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND CO.;
J. RICHARDSON; J. MAWMAN; BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND
JOY; GALE AND FENNER; AND J. ROBINSON.

1816.

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